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The Council of Legal Education is established under the Legal Education Act, No. 27 of 2012 of the Laws of Kenya. 

The core functions of the Council of Legal Education are to regulate legal education and training, to license and supervise legal education providers; and to advice the Government on matters relating to legal education and training.
In order to efficiently and effectively deliver its functions, the Council wishes to recruit full time high calibre staff in the following position:-

Personal Assistant / Office Manager 


One (1) Position
Overall purpose of the job: Reporting to the Council Secretary & Executive Director, the successful candidate shall be responsible for providing technical and operational support and personal assistance to the Council Secretary & Executive Director.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide full administrative support to the Council Secretary & Executive Director;
  • Preparing correspondence on behalf of the Council Secretary & Executive Director including drafting of general documents and correspondence;
  • Efficiently managing logistics related to the Council, Council Secretary & Executive Director’s travel and accommodation;
  • Produce documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations;
  • To establish and maintain good relations with stakeholders and deal confidentially and competently with their matters;
  • Comprehensive diary management, including internal and external meetings, formal and informal engagements and keeping up to date with all new activities/events;
  • Prepare for meetings including Council meetings, taking minutes and following up on action;
Knowledge, Skills & Experience and Personal Attributes
  • A Masters Degree in Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized university;
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and Power point);
  • A minimum eight (8) years’ relevant experience preferably gained in providing support to a Chief Executive, 4 of which should be at a senior management level;
  • Excellent writing, oral communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Report writing skills;
  • A team player self-driven and focused;
  • Ability to organize complex events, multi- task and work under pressure;
  • Be of the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism and comply with the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya. Candidates will be required to produce evidence of clearance by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Kenya Revenue Authority, Credit Reference Bureau and provide a Certificate of Good Conduct.
Those who applied for this position when it was last advertised need not to apply

How to Apply

A competitive remuneration package and benefits will be offered to the successful candidates.

All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address, day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates. Send your application to:-

Secretary/Chief Executive Officer
Council of Legal Education
P. O. Box 829 - 00502,

So as to reach him not later than 24th September, 2014

Please note that:- Due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be possible to respond to each application and only shortlisted candidates will, therefore, be contacted.

CLE is an equal opportunity employer. 

Women and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.

Prof. W. Kulundu-Bitonye, EBS
Secretary/Chief Executive Officer
Council of Legal Education

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